Somerville has a total population of 12,423 and a student population of 7,888. Of these students, 7,888 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Somerville's largest accounting school is Raritan Valley Community College. Approximately 11 students graduated in 2010 from Raritan Valley Community College with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Somerville's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,803 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Somerville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 60,500 accountants in New Jersey, 12,000 were working in the greater Somerville area. Somerville's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Somerville is $38,560 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.